Did you see man who stopped Hatfield Tesco thief?

A MAN who challenged a would-be-thief after he tried to steal his cash card is being asked to come forward by police. On Tuesday, July 7, the man was withdrawing cash from a machine outside Tesco in Hatfield at 1.25pm, when another man tried to d

A MAN who challenged a would-be-thief after he tried to steal his cash card is being asked to come forward by police.

On Tuesday, July 7, the man was withdrawing cash from a machine outside Tesco in Hatfield at 1.25pm, when another man tried to distract him and steal his card.

The elderly man challenged the suspect, who made-off empty handed.

Police are now trying to contact the elderly man, in the hope he can help find the suspect.


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PC Glenn Cook: "We would like to speak to this man who was with a woman and small child as he may be able to help us identify the man and tell us more about what happened."

The offender is described as a black man wearing a baseball cap and light grey and black Nike tracksuit top and jeans.

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Anyone with any information is asked to contact police on 01707 806951.

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